Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

I spent Thanksgiving in Michigan with family and had the opportunity to visit the Detroit Eastern Market for the first time with my sister-in-law and nephew.  Her family had sold produce at the market for many, many years.  She visited often as a child and continues to go at least once a year.  The market […]

Easy Breakfast Omelet

The thing I love about breakfast is that pretty much anything works.  Warm up leftover soup or chili, and as I’ve mentioned before I love having over easy eggs on top of just about any left over meat or skillet dish. There were no leftovers this morning, so breakfast ideas turned to what’s in the […]

Well Fed Shrimp Scampi

Seems we have been into shrimp lately, although I still haven’t located pre-cleaned and deveined wild-caught shrimp.  The time consuming cleaning task adds on some prep time, but the results are so worth it. With no more shrimp in the freezer, it’s time to find some! This Shrimp Scampi from the Well Fed 2 cookbook […]

Paleo Chicken with Fig Sauce

A friend of mine recently gave me a very thoughtful gift.  A bottle of Rosso di Montalcino wine accompanied by one of her favorite recipes.  The wine is a key ingredient for Rachel Ray’s Montalcino Chicken with Figs and Buttered Gnocchi.  I thought it would be easy enough to modify this to paleo by skipping […]

Sweet Potato Hash, Sausage & Eggs

When you have a bit of extra time to fix breakfast, this is an easy and very tasty way to start the day.  Well seasoned sweet potato hash from NomNomPaleo cooks up crispy and delicious.  Separately brown a pound of sausage and mix it in with the potatoes.  I usually go with breakfast sausage but […]

Cooking Oils

Not surprisingly, it turns out conventional knowledge about cooking oils is pretty much opposite of what we should be eating for optimal health.  The good news is conventional wisdom is finally starting to change as evidenced by Time Magazine’s recent magazine cover declaring “Eat Butter”.  Fats do not make us fat and saturated fats serve […]